Assembly Maintenance Group Leader- Mazda Toyota Manufacturing

Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Time Type: Full Time
Job Requisition ID: REQ000997

Why We Want You:
  • We believe that sharing common values and bringing together ideas from all people of a community triggers more engagement, creativity, and performance. 
  • By inspiring each other and fostering an inclusive, friendly environment that helps us thrive as individuals we create a unique and cooperative work sphere.
  • We value diversity and inclusion and care for everybody that supports us with his or her skills.
  • Find your future with us and join our team!
What You Do:
  • Initially will lead the establishment and ramp-up of engineering at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation.
As a part of the above, and on an ongoing basis will also:
  • Establish strong team member relations, at all levels and provide support for people development, coaching, and mentoring with a focus on teamwork and inclusion.
  • Work closely with advisors from Mazda and Toyota.
  • Create improvement strategies relative to KPI achievement and in translating those strategies into concrete action plans by use of Floor Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead safety initiatives and support Kaizen activities.
  • Ensure alignment of activities to support the business plan.
  • Support preventative and predictive maintenance systems and ensure compliance and effectiveness.
  • Support new equipment introduction.
  • Create and manage team member development plans.
  • Spare parts setup and management.
  • Support long-term maintenance reliability and efficiency strategy.
  • Support reliability Kaizen including major breakdown root cause analysis, KPI/SSR action plan implementation, utility infrastructure risk analysis, and system efficiency.
  • Lead activities to improve operational efficiency and reduce MTTR/MTBF.
  • Manage Maintenance standardization activity including master maintenance plans, contingency plans, and best practices.
  • Lead evaluation and maintenance cost reduction activities.
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solving to eliminate chronic line stop issues.
  • Cultivate a workforce that is representative of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.
  • Be available to work outside of normal work schedule, including but not limited to rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, shutdowns, and travel as needed (domestically and internationally).
What You Bring:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 6+ Month leadership experience in manufacturing (Assembly Maintenance experience preferred).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Products.
  • Extensive plant-level experience with significant man-management experience.
  • Skilled at troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and robotic systems.
  • Assembly line technical/systems experience with demonstrated problem-solving ability in assembly processes and equipment.
  • Budget planning experience.
  • Ability to manage in a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude.
What Will Set You Apart:
  • 2+ years’ leadership experience in manufacturing (Assembly Maintenance experience preferred).
What We Offer:

At Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA Inc., we offer the opportunity to end each day with a smile and a sense of pride in the work that you do. Our innovative, inclusive environment allows every single one of our team members the chance to learn from others and do something that matters – from building vehicles that lead in quality & value to making a true difference in Mazda Toyota Manufacturing and our hometown North Alabama community.